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The latest information on SNAP/ Food Stamp advocacy in Massachusetts.

Webinar: What Recent Actions on SNAP, P-EBT, and WIC Mean for Food-Insecure Latino Children and Families - In English TODAY, February 19, y Español 24 de febrero
 
There is no SNAP Coalition meeting today! The next Zoom will be next Tuesday, 2/23 from 10-11:30 AM. Agenda and Zoom link to come later this week. 
 
New - DTA Homeless Liaisons for each local DTA office area 
 
To: SNAP Coalition 
Fr: Vicky Negus and Pat Baker
 
Happy Friday! A number of resources, updates, and information below. 
 

Hot off the press is a PDF version of an electronic letter that Department of Higher Ed (DHE) Commissioner Carlos Santiago sent last night to 94,000 MA low income college students. His letter also shares his personal story using SNAP as a college student for his family. The DHE electronic letter was sent to the college students that DHE identified with an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $0. Note, some of these students may already be getting SNAP – so we do not know how many students will be new to SNAP benefits. 

We are sharing with you the press release that MLRI released last night with its partners in the Massachusetts Protecting Immigrant Families MA-PIF) in support of President Biden's Executive Order below, and link to the 
A variety of updates on P-EBT, President Biden's planned Executive Actions today, Unemployment and more! 
 
A number of updates and resources below - Including the 2021 SNAP Coalition meeting schedule! 
 

SNAP and college students 

 

Special SNAP Coalition call info below along with other updates - including a flier on SNAP and unemployment benefits!
 
Special SNAP Coalition Zoom on Tuesday, 1/26 from 10-11 to cover federal updates!
 
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